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Evelina London Christmas Market

Posted on Monday 28th November 2016
Decorations on a Christmas tree

A Christmas decoration at Evelina London.

Come to the Evelina London Christmas market on Thursday 1 and Friday 2 December from 10am-6pm in the gardens at St Thomas’ Hospital.

Evelina London is holding its first ever Christmas market on Thursday 1 and Friday 2 December to support fundraising for the Evelina London Zip event.

Hosted in the grounds of St Thomas’ Hospital, the market will include a range of Christmas stalls, as well as carol singers and a vintage fire engine provided by the London Fire Brigade. Handcrafted jewellery, Christmas cards, hampers, toys, and much more will be on sale.

The Evelina London Zip will take place on Friday 2 December from 1-7pm when 20 fearless fundraisers take a zip wire from the roof of St Thomas’ across the Thames to Victoria Tower Gardens, next to the Houses of Parliament. The event is being held in partnership with the London Fire Brigade as part of its 150th anniversary celebrations to raise money towards a dedicated Clinical Research Facility at Evelina London.

Thursday 1 December

  • Christmas Market open 10am-6pm

Friday 2 December

  • Christmas Market open 10am-6pm
  • Cheer on the brave fundraisers taking on the Evelina London Zip, first ‘flight’ takes off at 1pm.

Visit our fundraising website for more information on the Evelina London Zip event and a list of stalls available at the Christmas Market.